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Things to do in Lake Taupo

Lake Taupo New Zealand

Taupo is a huge volcano with quite the history. In 181 AD, there was an eruption that was so large, dust could be seen in China. The Lake is said to be the pulsating heart of New Zealand’s North Island aka Maui’s fish according to the Maori legend and its beauty is a must see.

The town of Taupo provides a wide array of activities, especially for visitors who love to fish and ski. There are quite a few things to do in Lake Taupo and we put together a list of our favorites. Take a look and when you’re ready to book, give us a call!

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What to do in Lake Taupo New Zealand

Must Sees & Must Dos in Lake Taupo

Huka Falls

NZ Honey Hive


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Hot Springs in Taupo

Botanical Reserve

Taupo Sights

Popular Lake Taupo Attractions & Day Tours

Alpine Crossing in Tongariro

Rock Carvings at Mine Bay

Takaanu Thermal Walk


Just a short drive from Lake Taupo

Thermal Explorer Highway

Hawke’s Bay “Grape Escape

Popular Auckland Vacations

Here are some of our popular vacation packages. If you’re looking for things to do in Lake Taupo, these itineraries will be great jumping off points.

8 Days: Taste of the North IslandFully Guided Tour
12 Days: New Zealand Tour & Rail JourneySee New Zealand by Train
11 Days: New Zealand Adventure & FijiPerfect South Pacific Getaway
9 Days: New Zealand North, Beaches & GeysersExplore Auckland City

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